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Bradite One Can features in Women’s Refuge Makeover



A UK refuge for survivors of domestic abuse is to receive a makeover thanks to a donation of paint from Bradite.

I Choose Freedom is a small independent charity that runs three refuges dedicated to supporting women and children who have been affected by domestic abuse.

One of the properties, a former old peoples’ home, provides a safe environment for 40 children and 19 women, plus staff. The extensive main lobby area needed a complete repaint. “There’s a lot of traffic through there, and lots of sticky little hands, as you can imagine,” says Fundraising and Relationships Manager Sophie Colletti. “It’s important that this is a space that is bright and cheery.”

Bradite has donated 30 litres of One Can, its all-in-one primer, undercoat and finish, for the project. Being water-based, the paint has very low odour, which was an important consideration in a residential environment. It is also quick drying, tough and scrubbable, able to withstand any marks from sticky hands and the occasional bash from a child’s buggy. The repainting is being carried out by a team of volunteers.

Ben Mottershead, Operations Director at Bradite, said: “We were delighted to be able to help this extremely worthwhile cause by providing paint for a full interior refresh. One Can is certainly up to the challenge – it will provide a durable, hard-wearing finish that lasts for years to come.”

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